Sabers exercise in prep for tactical evaluation

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Tech Sgt. Jeffrey Morman, 52nd Maintenance Group exercise evaluation team, releases yellow smoke to simulate an indirect fire attack in the parking lot of the 81st Fighter Squadron Aug. 4. The smoke was used as a visual indicator of an explosion for nearby players in the 52 FW’s Phase II exercise here. This Phase II is the first of five total exercises to prepare the 52nd Fighter Wing for a NATO Tactical Evaluation in June 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Tech Sgt. Jeffrey Morman, 52nd Maintenance Group exercise evaluation team, releases yellow smoke to simulate an indirect fire attack in the parking lot of the 81st Fighter Squadron Aug. 4. The smoke was used as a visual indicator of an explosion for nearby players in the 52 FW’s Phase II exercise here. This Phase II is the first of five total exercises to prepare the 52nd Fighter Wing for a NATO Tactical Evaluation in June 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the exercise evaluation team watch as smoke blows towards the 81st Fighter Squadron Aug. 4. The smoke alerted members of the 81st FS to take appropriate action against the simulated attack during the 52nd Fighter Wing’s Phase II exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the exercise evaluation team watch as smoke blows towards the 81st Fighter Squadron Aug. 4. The smoke alerted members of the 81st FS to take appropriate action against the simulated attack during the 52nd Fighter Wing’s Phase II exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the 81st Fighter Squadron perform a post attack reconnaissance sweep around the perimeter of a building during the Phase II exercise Aug. 4. The exercise tested the 52nd Fighter Wing’s ability to operate under conventional, and chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the 81st Fighter Squadron perform a post attack reconnaissance sweep around the perimeter of a building during the Phase II exercise Aug. 4. The exercise tested the 52nd Fighter Wing’s ability to operate under conventional, and chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the 81st Fighter Squadron perform a post attack reconnaissance sweep around the perimeter of a building during the Phase II exercise Aug. 4. The exercise tested the 52nd Fighter Wing’s ability to operate under conventional, and chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the 81st Fighter Squadron perform a post attack reconnaissance sweep around the perimeter of a building during the Phase II exercise Aug. 4. The exercise tested the 52nd Fighter Wing’s ability to operate under conventional, and chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Senior Airman Sarah Wooley, 52nd Dental Squadron, searches for personnel on an entry authorization list at an exercise indoctrination station Aug. 4. The list controls who is allowed into the tactical area of responsibility here during the 52nd Fighter Wing’s Phase II exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Senior Airman Sarah Wooley, 52nd Dental Squadron, searches for personnel on an entry authorization list at an exercise indoctrination station Aug. 4. The list controls who is allowed into the tactical area of responsibility here during the 52nd Fighter Wing’s Phase II exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the 52nd Fighter Wing’s Emergency Operations Center provide command and control duties for the 52nd Fighter Wing during the Phase II exercise Aug. 4. The EOC is responsible for managing emergencies and disasters at a strategic level. The EOC ensures that the 52nd Fighter Wing maintains operations during emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the 52nd Fighter Wing’s Emergency Operations Center provide command and control duties for the 52nd Fighter Wing during the Phase II exercise Aug. 4. The EOC is responsible for managing emergencies and disasters at a strategic level. The EOC ensures that the 52nd Fighter Wing maintains operations during emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)